2022 New Mexico National History Day  

Registration for the virtual state contest is open! 

2022 Theme: Debate & Diplomacy

Teacher Resources

Student Resources

The registration fee is $25. If you are a student, please contact your teacher for details. If you are a teacher, please register and then contact the state coordinator if you have any questions.

If you are interested in judging, please click here to register or contact the state coordinator with any questions.

2022 NHD New Mexico State Contest

The 2022 New Mexico State Contest is Virtual

Registration is now open. It closes Thursday, March 24, and teachers and students will have Friday, March 25, as a trouble shooting day. Judging will take place March 28-April 8. A virtual awards ceremony will take place Sunday, April 2, at 2 p.m.

Preparing Projects for the 2022 Virtual State Contest 


Instructions and Templates for Exhibit Projects

Entry’s Paper = title page, process paper, bibliography, label copy 

Project Link = slides or images of exhibit



Instructions and Templates for Documentary Projects

Entry’s Paper = title page, process paper, bibliography

Project Link = URL to documentary 



Entry’s Paper = title page, process paper, paper, bibliography



Instructions and Templates for Performance Projects

Entry’s Paper = title page, process paper, bibliography, script template

Project Link = recording of performance (URL)



Entry’s Paper = title page, process paper, bibliography, student composed text (would also be integrated into website)

Project Link = NHDWebCentral site key



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Entry Fees

Registration fees are $15 per student for the regional contests and $25 per student for the state contest. You can pay through the registration system, by check, cash or purchase order, or via our PayPal link.

Generating invoices at registration

For the National contest you pay the fees directly to NHD.

If you pay by PayPal, we collect a small service charge. If you pay by check, please make checks out to New Mexico Humanities Council or NMHC and send payment to:

New Mexico Humanities Council
4115 Silver Avenue SE
Albuquerque NM 87108

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Protecting Children's Privacy

When it comes time to register for contests, please be aware that students younger than 13 can NOT give consent to share their information. Please be sure that parents give consent during the registration process, either by assisting with registration or by providing a signed permission slip.

We are grateful for support from these generous organizations

Historical Society of New Mexico, a Gila Level Sponsor ($1,000)

University of New Mexico Department of History , a Gila Level Sponsor

Los Alamos Historical Society, a San Juan Level Sponsor ($100)

Doña Ana County Historical Society, a San Juan Level Sponsor

Charles Redd Center, a San Juan Level Sponsor

New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs

Numerous generous individual donors who make possible our special awards and otherwise support the program


You, too, can support National History Day in New Mexico. CLICK HERE to make your donation today!




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